Category Archives: art

Functional Glass Show @ Flame Run at Glassworks

<ART> Through July 26 Functional Glass Show Flame Run at Glassworks 815 W. Market St. • 584-5353 flamerun.com Functional glass is in everyone’s home, from the windows to souvenir Derby glasses. As wonderful as industrial glass is, it’s mass-produced and commonplace. We forget about it until something breaks. It’s possible to take glass up a […]

‘Sacred Familiar’ by Wendi Smith @ Patio Gallery

<ART> Through July 15 ‘Sacred Familiar’ by Wendi Smith Patio Gallery Jewish Community of Louisville 3600 Dutchmans Lane • 459-0660 jewishlouisville.org What is the definition of sacred familiar? While it can have a metaphysical component, at its core it means appreciating the natural world to unlock the creativity within. Wendi Smith is an artist who […]

Call for art

Entries are now being accepted for the Portland Art and Heritage Fair juried exhibition focusing on the Ohio River. Submissions must be 2D and will be reviewed on the basis of originality of the concept, expressive use of media, and artistic excellence. Up to 25 artists will be selected for entry. Works must be submitted via […]

July 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, July 4. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & Wet Main & Market Streets from 5-9 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 2nd and Broadway, is showing “Ripple […]

“Through My Eyes” by Mike McCarthy at PYRO

PYRO Gallery, 909 E. Market St., is showing “Through My Eyes” by Mike McCarthy from July 3-Aug. 9. There will be a gallery talk and demonstration on Saturday, July 19 at 12 p.m.

“Surf and Turf” by Kathy Seelbach Hunter at Gallery 104

Gallery 104, 502-222-3822, 104 E. Main St, La Grange, is showing “Surf and Turf” by Kathy Seelbach through July.

“Honky Tonk” by Henry Horenstein at Paul Paletti Gallery

The Paul Paletti Gallery, 713 E. Market St., 589-9254, is showing “Honky Tonk” by Henry Horenstein from July 2-Sept. 30.

Job opportunity: framer

E&S Gallery is seeking a picture framer with at least 1 year of experience. Applicant must be a self-starter, detail-oriented, and very dependable. For more information, contact Walter Shannon at 502-568-2005.

“Glassics: new works by Chris Chappell” at Revelry

“Glassics: new works by Chris Chappell” is showing at Revelry Gallery, 742 E. Market St., through July 10.

Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Student Art Contest at Spalding

Huff Gallery at Spalding University, 853 Library Lane, 873-4436, is showing the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Student Art Contest from July 1-Aug. 1. The opening reception is Tuesday, July 1 from 4-6 p.m.

‘Vanitas Paintings’ by Judith Lewis @ Pat Harrison Art Center Gallery

<ART> Through July 5 ‘Vanitas Paintings’ by Judith Lewis Pat Harrison Art Center Gallery Arts Council of Southern Indiana 820 E. Market St., New Albany 812-949-4238 artscouncilsi.org Here’s your art history lesson for the week: Vanitas paintings, popular in Renaissance art, are a reminder that death comes to us all. Usually they consist of objects […]

“Dog Days” at Photo Archives

“Dog Days” is at the Photographic Archives Gallery, Ekstrom Library, Lower Level, U of L, through August 29.

Weekend visual art events

LOCALS (living on clay and Louisville soil) is holding their annual summer pottery sale on Saturday, June 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Masonic Home Campus, 3701 Frankfort Ave., 561-7878. Artists are Wayne Ferguson, Suzy Hatcher, Laura Ross, Laura George Lynch, Amy Elswick, with guest artists Linda Bowman, Mike Imes and Amelia Stamps. The […]

Lithography lecture by John Whitesell at Local Speed

Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is presenting a lithography lecture “Color from Stone, a Revolution in Color Printing” by printmaker John Whitesell on Friday, June 27 at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. The Speed’s current exhibition “Art of the Streets: The French Poster, 1880-1930″ features 30 reproductions of famous posters created […]

Plastic bottles needed for New Albany’s Gateway Project

The Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St., New Albany, 812-949-4238, is seeking plastic bottles for the third installation of the Gateway Project. They need as many 2-liters and regular-sized bottles as possible to begin the project. If you have any, please drop them off at the Arts Council any time this week or […]

‘Project 3: Analog/Analogy’ @ Zephyr Gallery

<ART> Through Aug. 16 ‘Project 3: Analog/Analogy’ Zephyr Gallery 610 E. Market St. • 585-5646 zephyrgallery.org Zephyr Gallery continues its mission of presenting innovative art with its third project. Curated by Ryan Daly, Jacob Heustis and Suzanne Weaver, the former Speed Art Museum curator of contemporary art, the exhibition is in two parts. “Analog” is […]

Functional Glass show at Flame Run

Flame Run, 815 W. Market St., 584-5353, is showing a functional glass exhibition through the end of July.

‘Transformations’ @ PYRO Gallery

<ART> Through June 28 ‘Transformations’
 PYRO Gallery 909 E. Market St. • 587-0106 pyrogallery.com Laura and Jeffrey Skinner curated “Transformations,” the photography show currently at PYRO Gallery. When they put out their call for art, their premise was simple: “We love stories in which one thing turns into another, quite different thing. Perhaps this is […]

“Chéret and Cuvée: An Introduction to French Wines” at Local Speed

Pre-registration is required. Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is holding “Chéret and Cuvée: An Introduction to French Wines,” a wine tasting featuring four red and white wines from various regions in France, on Thursday, June 26 from 6-7 p.m. Enjoy learning the history of each wine while in the company of the exhibition “Art […]

“Olmsted Parks Paintings II” extended

The Jane Morgan Gallery, 4838 Brownsboro Center, 502-592-5982, has extended the exhibit of the “Olmsted Parks Paintings II” through October.